Silviu Domente

MD, MSc, works as Senior Adviser, Health Policy in the WHO Europe’s Division of Health Systems and Public Health, Project Office in Athens, under the Strengthening Capacity for Universal Coverage (SCUC) initiative.

He was trained as a medical doctor, and then got a Master of Science in Public Health Degree at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. Dr. Domente has started his professional career as a surgeon in the Emergency Hospital, then moved to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova and acted there as Head of the International Relations Department for almost 6 years, being the contact person for WHO and paying particular attention to the coordination of external assistance to the health sector.

In 2004 Dr. Domente has joined the UN family, working first for UNICEF and then for WHO, being involved in a broad range of health related initiatives and projects at country level and outside. Since 2013 he is part of the WHO team in Athens and since 2016 he is acting as team leader. Dr. Domente’s main areas of expertise comprise emergency preparedness and relief, health policy development, health reform, health financing, health services delivery, health systems analysis and public health.